The first year I was a music therapist, I lost my voice for an entire week. The second year I was a music therapist, I lost my voice for another week. The third year I was a music therapist, yes you guessed it, I LOST MY VOICE FOR A WEEK! Chronic laryngitis was a yearly … Continue reading Lost Your Voice? Ideas For Surviving Your Sessions!
Check Out The Episode! In this episode, Mika discusses her journey to becoming an art therapist, her creative endeavors using nature within therapy, and her current blossoming private practice in New York State. She talks about thinking outside of the box as a therapist and the importance of grounding in the body. Take a listen … Continue reading Episode #4- Mika McLane, MPC, ATR, LCAT, CCLS
Check Out Episode #3! In this episode, Stephanie talks about her journey in becoming a music therapist and her current love for creating quality music for young children. She discusses her creative process, tips and tricks for kiddos, and shares two excellent resources for Halloween. Enjoy! Stephanie Leavell, MT-BC is the creator of Music for … Continue reading Episode #3- Stephanie Leavell, MT-BC
I am a total sucker for second-hand stores. There is just something about digging around through piles and stacks of things that makes my adventure meter say "oooh this is fun!" A few weeks ago, I stopped at the book section of the Goodwill I was shopping at and a book of poetry popped out … Continue reading Poem Books!
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This is an intervention that was inspired by a few things. A client that I was working with had just gone on vacation to a lovely warm beach. I decided for her next session we would do a "reminiscing" intervention of beach time. Also, how can you not feel good after singing calypso, dreaming of … Continue reading Multi-Sensory Intervention- Summer Theme!
KUNG FU FIGHTING! This intervention was a spur-of-the-moment idea when I was working with one of my client a few weeks ago. He is a young boy with a rare genetic disorder that causes spastic movement in his arms and legs. He has demonstrated the ability to functionally move his arms and legs … Continue reading Everybody was…….
Today, it was beautiful and sunny when I woke up. I couldn't wait to start the day! I brewed some coffee and by the time I turned back to the window, IT WAS SNOWING. What just happened? The best part was that it snowed for an hour and then the sun came out for the … Continue reading Hear That Thunder Boom!